When I left my home in Mount Pleasant this morning the sky was blue and the sun was out. As I headed across the Ravenel Bridge to downtown Charleston, I was surprised to see that the sky over the city was really dark.
I love driving across the bridge when the sky is so dark. The white cables on the bridge really pop.
The gray sky turns the green on Drum Island chartreuse.
Once I hit the Crosstown and turned on to Rutledge Avenue the rain started.
At the next stoplight, the rain came down harder but the sun was shining. I had to put back on my sunglasses.
A few blocks further down Rutledge Avenue, the rain slowed to a stop.
Two blocks away the rain started again.
Heading back across the bridge, I had to put on my shades again and turn on the windshield wipers.
Back home in Mount Pleasant–only 30 minutes later–I was back in the sun and no rain was in sight.
Classic Lowcountry weather.